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Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
or dig up dimes when they go to grocery stars tomorrow. a new city law goes into effect tomorrow making paper or recyclable bags your only choice. there won't be plastic bags. they will also betrayed charge shoppers ten cents for every bag they use. >> it will motivate people to be more environmentally conscious. overall i say it's a good thing. >> city leaders hope the extra charge will encourage people to carry reusable tote bags with them when they go shopping. a busy weekend for the governor, who faces a midnight deadline to face a pile of bills sitting on his desk. so far he has vetoed a measure that would have allowed judges to recognize multiple parents if it's in the best interest of a child. the governor signed the fair sentencing act for youth that will give some minors sentence to life without parole a chance to earn parole after 15 years. and a bail requiring parents who choose not to get their parents immunized to sign a statement saying they received a statement about the risks and benefits of vaccines. >> we demand and expect that governor brown will sign these bills into
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Oct 3, 2012 1:40am PDT
ballot next month. a judge has put a temporary hold on the state's new law. abc's t.j. winick explains. >> reporter: 93-year-old vivian applewhite cast her first vote for president back in 1932 for franklin roosevelt. but because she didn't have the required documents to obtain a photo i.d. she almost didn't have a chance to vote this november. it turns out applewhite will be able to vote after a judge blocked pennsylvania's controversial new voter i.d. lae sidecioersial new voter i.d. lae >> at the end of the day this is a victory for democrats because they can argue that no longer would the kind of voters that they want to bring to the polls or encourage to go to the polls would be turned away. at the same time, for republicans, winning pennsylvania was always a stretch. >> reporter: under the ruling voters can still be asked for identification but can't be discouraged from voting or disenfranchised if they don't have the proper i.d. >> they can go ahead and vote nairks but the safe bet is to have ichld dchld and speed the whole process. >> reporter: supporters of voter i.d.s say the
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
has been a hot bed for patent law su.s now a group is trying to cut down on the litigation. hp, and seven other companies joined in this so called patent pool. this will combine patents so companies don't have to negotiate ip rights. and via says it hopes companies like apple will join in. and agreeing to combine t-mobile with metro pcs. this would have more than 42 million subscribers far behind rivals at and t and sprint. and with under the deal will own 74% of the company while metro pcs shareholders will receive $1.5 billion in cash. and applied materials says it plans to cut00 to 1300 jobs and there is a move expected to save about $140 million a year. the cuts come as applied materials customers struggle with growing demands z stocks finished up slightly higher. the broadest intex you're bloomberg silicon valley index ended up higher significantly so there. there is apple and google helping pull that up. there is apple asian suppliers started mass production on a smaller ipad. the "wall street journal" says lg display and auoptronics are making screens for the new device.
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Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: and on the president's health care law, romney usually simply says this. >> if your priority is jobs, you got to get rid of obama care, and i will. >> reporter: but last night, when asked what he would replace it with? >> in fact, i do have a plan that deals with people with pre-existing conditions, that's part of my health care plan. >> reporter: now, we have asked the romney campaign repeatedly if under romney, would there be a federal law protecting people who don't have jobs with pre-existing conditions, allowing them to get insurance, and we've been told that there would be no federal law, it would be turned over to the states. diane, i also wanted to point out that we hired a lip reader overnight, to look at that moment on the stage, president obama and mitt romney on the stage. look at this tonight. president obama walking up to mitt romney, saying, good job, romney saying, thank you, thank you. the president saying, good, good, we'll do more of this. it would seem to appear that one of those men knew who won last night, diane. >> okay, david muir reporting in. >>> tim
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
law in effect forcing retailers to charge shoppers who need a store bag. sue thompson is live at the safeway to explain. >> reporter: good morning. today saturday if you shop in san francisco do not bring your own bag, you will have to pay more. a new ordinance goes into effect today. essentially, what it means is that stores will begin charging kursten cents for -- will begin charging customers, 10 cents for each bag all retailers, department and clothing stores you have to take your own bag into the stores when shopping. restaurants and bakeries are exempt for now. san francisco city says it is a move to get people to be more environmental friendly and get stores to stop using plastic. according to this ordinance stores can only offer paper or compostable plastic bags for customers itch not everyone is happy this is controversial. save the plastic baaco says it is not fair and not a nice way to -- others say it is only an extra 10 cents. >> people want a paper bag, 10 cents, hopefully, it is not too big of a deal. >> reporter: san francisco is a big leader in banning plastic
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Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's health care law. >>> overseas now to afghanistan and a stark reminder tonight of the human cost of war. an attack at a checkpoint left two americans dead, one a serviceman. the 2,000th u.s. military death since the war began. abc's muhammad lila is in the region tonight for us. muhammad. >> reporter: david, some officials are describing this as a firefight between american troops and the very afghan soldiers they were working alongside. for reasons that aren't yet clear, it appears as though there were some sort of confrontation at one of the many checkpoints that american troops are often stationed at. there was an exchange of gunfire. at first the coalition called it an insider attack at the hands of afghan forces, but later they said the taliban might have been involved. now, whatever the reason, the 2,000th american killed in afghanistan is certainly a very grim milestone. this comes just as we are days away from the 11-year anniversary of combat in afghanistan, and there is another number to consider, 68,000 american troops are now in afghanistan increasingly under threat not just
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, the juvenile law courtroom will close, its cases moved to the main courthouse in martinez in the central part of the county. the same thing will happen in pittsburg when its juvenile and family crooms -- courtrooms go dark. she heads the county bar association. >> the folks with the least amount of income, least access to public transportation, and the least amount of resources of anybody else in the county and yet they're being made to take the brunt of these budget cuts. >> lawyer darren kepler's office is in richmond and believes the cuts violate the law. >> when the changes to a court are done in a mapper -- manner where people are deprived of their ability to have justice, it's taking away their constitutional right to access. >> sean hamilton is an unemployed college student who has a child custody case in richmond's juvenile court. like many residents affected by the court cuts, he has no car. hamilton now lives in oakland, which is a fairly quick 30-minute trip by b.a.r.t. but when the court closes here, hamilton will have to take b.a.r.t. from oakland to del mort day, then a bus to m
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Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
, where the minorities and poorest of the residents live. in richmond, the juvenile law courtroom will close, its cases moved to the main courthouse in martinez in the central part of the county. the same thing will happen in pittsburg when its juvenile and family crooms -- courtrooms go dark. she heads the county bar association. >> the folks with the least amount of income, least access to public transportation, and the least amount of resources of anybody else in the county and yet they're being made to take the brunt of these budget cuts. >> lawyer darren kepler's office is in richmond and believes the cuts violate the law. >> when the changes to a court are done in a mapper -- manner where people are deprived of their ability to have justice, it's taking away their constitutional right to access. >> sean hamilton is an unemployed college student who has a child custody case in richmond's juvenile court. like many residents affected by the court cuts, he has no car. hamilton now lives in oakland, which is a fairly quick 30-minute trip by b.a.r.t. but when the court closes here
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
a replacement. without a new law, the federal government would be required to buy dairy products at inflated prices driving up what we pay at the store to more than $6 a gallon. it's always expensive. >>> and watch out for a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers all you parents out there. a factory that makes a key ingredient exploded this weekend. the super absorbent polymer. >> the "hotel transylvania," $43 million. "looper" with 21 million bucks. >> i heard good things about "looper." >>> arnold schwarzenegger on his life, secrets and lies. how he figured out that out housekeeper's son was his. >>> and a phenomenal finish on the way. a thrilling ryder cup finish that left americans stunned. [ female announcer ] think a thick cream is the only way to firm skin? challenge the need for such heavy measures with olay. regenerist micro-sculpting serum for firmer skin in 5 days. pretty heavy lifting for such a lightweight. [ female announcer ] olay regenerist. but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
the wheel. >> >> controversial new law goes into effect today in san francisco, why all consumers could be paying more for what they buy. >>> big convention drawing business leaders from around the world. the new products being unveiled by oracle. >>> caltrain computers will see changes this morning. what you can expect if you are riding the rails to work later. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. >> the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the primaries and the republican nominee was able to reframe his positions. >> we are not going to get rid of all regulation. you have to have regulation. and there are some parts that make all the sense in the world. >> where romney was the weakest was the specific points. >> at some point the american people have to ask themselves is the reason go governor romney is keeping all of these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> but time and again, romney had the last word. >> you know what, i have to respond to that. it is my experience as a governor is if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, that will get a lot done. >> romney's stock is up 28 rs. the president's stock fell 10%. it is pretty clear that romney had more energy and was in more control of the evening. the biggest loser? jim lehrer. >> a lot of people said that. that is just round one. more to come. >> voters on both sides turned out at vie
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
and the president's health care reform law. while there wasn't a knockout punch by either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> this time, he seemed just a little detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. and after lagging in many polls, this first match-up could give him the boost he needed. >> knowing he's behind and he needs to win. and he came in and fought that fight stylistically. i think he put the president on defense a number of times. >> reporter: now, the candidates aren't wasting any time. they're getting back on the campaign trail today. and the big next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one in kentucky. live in denver, brandi hitt. back to you. >> big issues and controversies in the headlines last few weeks, never mentioned last night. >> reporter: definitely. that's what's interesting, rob and paula. you talk to the analysts. and a lot of people were waiting for president obama to bring up mitt romney's past at bain capital. and that 47% comment he made over the last couple of weeks. a
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
nine, romney's hair is mesmerizing. number five, i live with my mother-in-law. what do you want from me? and the number one president obama excuse. it's bush's fault. >> and you have to wonder what "saturday night live" will do this weekend. >> can't wait. looking forward to it. >> that's going to be good. >>> that's what's making news in
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in california starts tomorrow. by law vote by mail begins 29 days before the election and that's monday. you can also go to your county elections office and cast a ballot. >> all voters who applied to vote by mail will get their ballot. election officials are starting to prepare those to go out. they'll start going out on tuesday when post offices return from the holiday. >> ama: monday is columbus day, which means some county election offices will be closed. so check before you go october 22nd is the deadline to register to vote. >> looks like there's some changes in the weather, leigh. >> a few more clouds moving in, tuesday and wednesday, and some parts of the bay area maybe a struggle -- sprinkle or two or nothing at all. but we'll show you what could come in. the live shot from the emeryville cam, clear sky across the bay area, the clouds are starting to gather nearing the coast. the live doppler 7hd showing a pretty good view of that. you can see the high and mid-level clouds from south bay up to north bay. a little low cloudiness right there near the coast. we're taking you in closer and
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
on short term corporate apartment rentals. corporations have been skirting existing law by signing long term leases only to rent the units out to visiting employees for a few days a week. a law prohibits occupancy for less than thirty days in apartment buildings with four or more units the practice ties up high demand housing inventory and raises safety concerns among long term tenants with strangers coming and going like they would at a hotel. supervisors vote in two weeks on the measure to set up a complaint and hearing process. >>> councilmembers approved anti-tobacco ordinance voted to ban smoking in all apartments and condominiums. smoking will be banned in parks, bus stops, restaurant patios and many outdoor spaces. officials say the move is aimed at protecting people from secondhand smoke. smoking would still be allowed in single family homes, vehicles and up to 20% of hotel rooms. >>> new report from the census bureau shows americans aren't seeing doctors as much as they used to. in 2010, people 18 to 64 made four yearly visits. that is down from nearly five visits per year in 2
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that we're talking about, can't make dixes about what treatments are given. that's prohibited in the law. let's go back to what governor romney indicated, that under his plan, he would be able to cover people with pre-existing conditions. well, actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does, what your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. if you are out of health insurance for three months, then you can end up getting continuous coverage and insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law. and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with pre-existing conditions. there's a reason why governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care. it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you have to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says that he'll replace it with something, but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in
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Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
his ground after a law office is set on fire and the collision between a big rig and a amtrak train and why it could have been worse. >> and vacant church being trance formed in san francisco. and what they aren't places of worship anymore. there are authorities investigating the sexual relationship with a teacher and studentent. >> the key question is did the teacher take his own life? police suspect that is what happened and we have the latest on this story. >> this is a very tight knit community. many knew what is going on. many knew the teacher and were shocked to find this out. the parents and students were informed of the death around by a robo call around 3:15 this afternoon. police believe the 28-year-old known to most students
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
city's tough new laws against smoking. what you need to know before lighting up. >>> hiring call for firefighters. where and when you will be able to apply to join a department in need. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy.
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Oct 4, 2012 1:05am PDT
are able to stay on their family plan. >> what your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. >> the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the primaries and the republican nominee was able to reframe his positions. >> we are not going to get rid of all regulation. you have to have regulation. and there are some parts that make all the sense in the world. >> where romney was the weakest was the specific points. >> at some point the american people have to ask themselves is the reason go governor romney is keeping all of these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> but time and again, romney had the last word. >> you know what, i have to respond to that. it is my experience as a governor is if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, that will get a lot done. >> romney's stock is up 28 rs. the president's stock fell 10%. it is pretty clear that romney had more energy and was in more control of the evening. the biggest loser? jim lehrer. >> a lot of people said that. that is just round one. more t
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
's debate. >>> you don't have to wait until november to vet early voting in california starts today by law vote by mail begins 29 days before the election you can go to your y elections office and cast bail lot today is columbus day that means some officials will be closed. >>> treat week wraps up today with tours of ships from the navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start 9:00 this morning, will likely draw big crowds until they close 4:00 this afternoon. weekend performances by the blue angels, and other events drew massive crowds to san francisco, bart ridership hit record highs. saturday well over 2319,000 -- well over 319,000 riding bart. >>> we have a live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead. dow starting off, off 44 points. >>> relief could be on the way for sky high gas prices. >>> 57° this morning warming to 63° by the time those big gourds some may top a ton this year will reach out to around 63°. next couple of days i know there's a chance of rain mainly around monterey bay and south possibly stray shower north bay tomorrow mainly dry for the re
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
details. >> reporter: ethel kennedy was asked what she would think of having you as a granddaughter-in-law, she said, we should be so lucky. >> she's fantastic. i love her. >> reporter: but for all the romance, one very steady relationship is with her music. you have been -- rolling stone said she's one of the few genuine rock stars we've got with a flawless ear for what makes a song click." >> when did they say that? >> reporter: june. >> they said that? >> reporter: they did. recently, too. >> wow. >> reporter: it's so funny. you're so impressed. >> i guess for me, i just don't really quite believe it yet. >> reporter: so you are not blase? >> i try to be sometimes, but it's just hard when you get excited about stuff. ♪ >> reporter: there's a lot to be excited about these days. she is truly adorable. and, oh, so talented. imagine, she wrote every song on every one of her albums. elizabeth, you mentioned she holds the record for the most top-ten debuts on billboard history, looks like she's poised to do it again. and extend that winning streak. this new album. tonight on "nightline," yo
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
dollars. fusion centers were created after the attacks of 9/11. so law enforcement on every level could share intelligence. but senate investigators say those centers have done nothing to stop terror plots. >>> american airlines says wrongly installed clamps and not sabotage caused seats to become loose on three flights. those seats and everything from the smell of smoke to landing gear issues have forced american flights to divert offcourse. pilots can finally resume contract negotiations today. >>> for the fourth-consecutive year the u.s. birthrate has dropped. experts say the economy is forcing couples to think twice about having kids. there's encouraging news. beer sales are up for the first time in four years. that means americans, particularly young men, may be starting to feel better about their finances. if there is a bridge to be made between the last two stories, we'll be digging into that in the days ahead. i'm sure. >>> scottie was -- he's going yeah, yeah. >> what do you think, scottie? >> i'm doing my part. >> we thank you for your service. >> the economy's off to a robust
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
the bill into law pro hinting sexual orientation change for anyone under 18 or therapy that tries to cause that. the senator who wrote the bill says it stops children from being psychologically abuse. >>> this morning arnold schwarzenegger will appear on "good morning america" to discuss his new book where he describes in bail his -- in detail his infidelity. he admitted to an affair with actress brigitte nielsen. >> was that the only affair? >> no, i had others. but, you know that is something that is obviously between maria and me. >> she knew? >> yeah. >> so it is a recurring issue with you? >> i'm not perfect. >> schwarzenegger has admitted to an affair with his family's long time housekeeper which lead to a son he kept secret for years. schwarzenegger will give his first live interview since the scandal on "good morning america" right here starting at 7:00. >>> caltrain adding six more trains starting today, following a ridership increase over the summer two trains are new, the other four previously moth-balled due to budget cuts. caltrain rearranging schedule to give greater flexibil
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Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >>> in pennsylvania big day today, there will be a vote on the voter i.d. law. it could still be appeared to the state supreme court here. we have seen that play out in different states around the country. virginia, ohio. so as just a few weeks out starting to see some of the judges take action one way or the other. how it is going to turn out. pennsylvania pay attention to that today. >> early voting begins in ohio today as well. >> indeed. getting closer and closer. tomorrow night's live debate coverage starts at 9:00 eastern here on abc news. >>> later this half hour, a cool story here, how candidate s learn from past debate mistakes in order to win. >>> investigators will be on the scene of an amtrak train derailment in california's central valley today. that's where the train's locomotive and two passenger cars came off the rails yesterday after colliding with a big rig truck. now officials want to know how fast the train and truck were traveling at the time of that collision. at least 20 people were injured. >> it started fishtailing and then ground to a real fast halt. people were screaming. >>
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
to increased awareness about the dangers of dui as well as safety laws. >>> today marks 20th wedding anniversary for president obama and the first lady. of course, they will mark the occasion not with dinner but tonight's debate many the first lady will be in the audience when her husband squares off with mitt romney. a belated celebration will take this weekend. [ unintelligible ] >> i think flowers will be arriving tonight debate or no debate. 6:15. >> no more records. >> no i think the records are over. winds blowing at the coliseum this morning. how about we hoist an al west investigation flag up there later this afternoon and put it next to the wonderful state of california flag and the united states of america flag. i would like that, i bet would you too. all wishing for a bay bridge series, aren't we, without the quake. 6:15, live doppler, still searching for clouds, mist, drizzle, something to show a cooling trend, not this morning. temperatures just updated low to mid 70s antioch and fremont, everybody else 60s, until you go napa, santa rosa, half moon bay low to mid 50s. mo
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Oct 4, 2012 1:40am PDT
bold idea is never mind. >> the debate later turned to the president's health care law which romney says he will get rid of if elected. >> it cut $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put the money back in medicare. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: but the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he says is quite similar. >> governor romney did a good thing, working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the identical model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were a few fireworks. and fewer surprises. the candidates were very deliberate outlining their bullet points on specific policies, but at the same time, neither of them really went after each other on them. it was more like they were trying to go through a checklist. not really connecting with the voters. rob, paula. >> all right. now, obviously, the president's campaign is going to spin this. what will we be hearing from them? >> well, they were trying to focus on mitt romney, the word you kept hearing from the president's surrogates was mitt romney was t
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
in a classroom. prosecutors say that should have been enough to report to authorities as required bay law. instead the principal only warned chandler who was arrested when the mother of another child reported him to police. >>> civil rights attorneys asking a judge to put oakland police department under federal receivership stemming from the infamous riders case which went to trial in 2002, four officers were accused of vigilante justice the settlement called for reforms. more than a decade later those reforms are still not complete. oakland city officials say they are working to meet full compliance. no police department in the nation has ever been under federal receivership. >>> oakland police launched new service to get more anonymous crime tips. you can text the oakland police department with information. the service is provided by a website that encrypts the sender's information so police can get in touch but everything stay as anonymous. more information on abc7news.com click on see it on tv. >>> any rain would be a well some sight in santa clara county where officials are stopping
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
and dispose of their property under both state and federal law. >> the church is appealing the decision. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. >> still to come, the fbi says it's a growing problem. the number of lasers being pointed at airplanes and it could reach a new high this year. right now a live look at the bay from our emeryville camera. you can see nice and calm out there. when did comes to viewing for the blue angels or whatever you want to do, a nice day is on the way. lisa argen will here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> welcome back, everybody. as you see, the sun is on the way up. there's a hint of gold out there. lisa argen is saying mt. tam today may be 75 degrees or so. nice and warm. great day throughout the bay area. we will get the specifics to where you are coming up in just a few minutes. >>> this afternoon another cargo ship is scheduled to be launched from cape canaveral in florida to the international
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
institutions have the right to use and dispose of their property under both state and federal law. >> the church is appealing the decision. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. the fbi says it's a growing problem. the number of lasers being pointed at airplanes and it could reach a new high this year. let's take a live look right now as we look at the skies and we see, yes, the tower sticking out above the clouds there. clouds are heading out of town and blue angels are headed in. a lot of other people headed in, good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> the fbi said the number of laser pointers being aimed at area planes is reaching an epidemic level. there could be 3,700 laser attacks by the end of the year. that is compared to just 283 incid
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. by law vote by mail starts 29 days before the election and that's monday. you can also go to your county election office and cast a ballot. tomorrow is columbus day meaning some county election offices will be closed. october 22nd is the deadline to register to vote. >>> the hundreds of venezuela nationals who voted at the consulate in san francisco learned that hugo chavez has been elected to another six-year term. the venezuela electoral council declared him victorious with 54% of the vote. he has been president of venezuela since 1999. >>> a bit of excitement for space lovers today. >> two, one,. liftoff. >> with an ear-splitting roar a cargo ship named "dragon" took off from cape canaveral to resupply the international spacestation. this is the first of 12 resupply missions contracted with nasa with the space company x. they are relying on private business to resupply the spacestation since the shuttles are retired. and nasa has a part of its website where you can check the time of the spacestation passing overhead. in san francisco on monday night look up at 8:31 to see the spacesta
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Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
starts tomorrow. by law vote by mail starts 29 days before the election and that's monday. you can also go to your county election office and cast a ballot. tomorrow is columbus day meaning some county election offices will be closed. october 22nd is the deadline to register to vote. >>> the hundreds of venezuela nationals who voted at the consulate in san francisco learned that hugo chavez has been elected to another six-year term. the venezuela electoral council declared him victorious with 54% of the vote. he has been president of venezuela since 1999. >>> a bit of excitement for space lovers today. >> two, one,. liftoff. >> with an eargo a cargo ship named "dragon" took off from cape canaveral to resupply the international spacestation. this is the first of 12 resupply missions contracted with nasa with the space company x. they are relying on private business to resupply the spacestation since the shuttles are retired. and nasa has a part of its website where you can check the time of the spacestation passing overhead. in san francisco on monday night look up at 8:31 to see the spa
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Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
would monday morning be without a brush with the law for lilo, only this time she says she's the victim of the crime and not the perch traitor. >> this is an interesting one. you're going to enjoy it. >>> plus, don't go in the water. there's a new threat at some of the nation's lakes, not as harmless as it might look. >> that was a foul story. i'll have to admit. don't want to go anywhere near the water. and can be deadly as well. >> what was up with that water. >>> in power and offline. how some well known and powerful people don't use e-mail. could you survive without e-mail? >> no. i can't imagine how you would do it. are they using snail mail and making phone calls? >> i could go without it. i would just text everybody. my e-mails are short and to the point anyway. >> i am all about the text. i don't want to talk to anybody. happy birthday. >> will you talk to them? >> yes. i'll talk to them. >> okay. >>> first on this monday, with just two days you mentioned earlier until the first presidential debate. our new poll out shows president obama way ahead in the expectations game. >> in
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
of their property under both state and federal law. >> the church is appealing the decision. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. >>> the fbi says it's a growing problem. the number of lasers being pointed at airplanes and it could reach a new high this year. right now a live look at the bay from our emeryville camera. you can see nice and calm out there. the lights reflecting on the water. we have a nice day coming this way. a lot like yesterday, which was a darn nice day. more from lisa ar [ female announcer ] what would you call an ordinary breakfast pastry that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. can dodge a question. honey, how'd that test go? [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. mmmm. mmm hmmm. mmmm. [ female announcer ] it's on. let's roll. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon roll
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
in more than 80 motion pictures, among them "little miss sunshine," "the in-laws," "glengarry glen ross" and the new movie "argo." >> okay, you got six people hiding out in a town of, what, 4 million people all whom chant "death to america" all the live long day. you want to set up a movie in a week. you want to lie to hollywood, a town where everybody lies for a living. then, you're going to sneak 007 over here into a country who wants cia blood on their breakfast cereal and you're going to watch the brady pbunch out of the most watched city in the world. >> plus 100 militia at the airport. >> right. i got to tell you -- we did suicide missions in the army that had better odds than this. >> reporter: "argo" opens in theaters october 12th. please welcome alan arkin. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: this one's closer. >> hi, jimmy. >> jimmy: how are you? great to have you here. >> i'm alive. i'm well and alive. >> jimmy: it's a pleasure to meet you. i found out you live in new mexico now. i did not expect that. i figured you'd be in new york or something. >> why? >> jimmy: seems like yo
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Oct 5, 2012 1:40am PDT
would think of having you as a daughter-in-law and she said we could be so lucky. she said, "we would be so lucky." >> she is fantastic. i love her. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> kids are bullying do not let them bring you down. stand up for what you believe in. go with your heart. go with your gut. >> amazing what goes down in the course of a week, huh. >> fascinating to watch. >> and finally, we know why we are up this e. so we've been asking you to tweet us your pictures showing us what you're doing at this hour. >> within reason. >> within >>> this morning on "world news now -- was the shooting death of a u.s. border patrol agent actually a case of friendly fire? >> the focus shifts in the investigation in the death to a remote and dangerous stretch of arizona. it's friday, october 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning and happy friday. thank you, lord. we made it to friday again. i'm rob nelson. we have new blood on the desk. >> i'm excited to be here. i'm reena
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
in pennsylvania has just postponed a law requiring voters to show photo i.d. the judge ordered it for next year art presidential election. >>> and a philadelphia police lieutenant under investigation after punching a woman in the face. the video you see here from the puerto rican day parade reportedly shows a lieutenant struck so hard that she claims she threw beer at them. we're heal more about this. >>> finally, what every folicly fellow is out there waiting to hear. i should recuse myself, in fact. a new study finds that the less pursuit folks such as bruce willis not only appear tougher and more powerful than other men, they're also seen as taller and better leaders. >> and cuter. >> and while guys like patrick stewart are masculine enough at least take on the cable company pass we recently reported, the study did find that guys with full hair are still found more attractive. >> and we have to see a picture of your husband. >> i know. i keep telling him we have to shave it all off to do a willis. >> mark, he doesn't get time to counter that. >> i know he's folicly blessed. what can i say. >
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
house. only to discover that kutcher had punk'd him. >> i knew it! >> reporter: but law enforcement say wednesday's incident is no laughing matter. >> it's a very dangerous thing to do. police show up and they have a -- they believe they have a bad guy. and someone gets shot. >> reporter: unlike "punk'd" these are real cops with real bullets. a volatile situation where someone could easily get hurt. elizabeth. >> no kidding. david, thank you so much. >>> now, to an update on a story we brought you yesterday on "good morning america." local tv anchor jennifer livingston is fighting back after a viewer criticized her weight. now, the man behind that hurtful e-mail is speaking out. and he is not backing down. jennifer has received support from our own abc station, wxow in lacrosse, wisconsin. and abc's linsey davis has more on the story. >> reporter: it was the e-mail that sparked national outrage. >> it reads as follows. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. >> reporter: and this morning, the man behind it finally ha
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
the law. that leads to a dilemma. what would you do if you saw an adult buying alcohol for a teenager? the legal drinking age is 21 in this country. john quinones asks that question in an episode of "what would you do?" >> as fathers and mothers, we try to be the cool mom or dad because we want our kids and their friends to like us. but how much is too much? what if you see that cool dad in a liquor store, stocking up for the kids' house party? we wanted to find out what people will do if they see one of these dads in action, buying alcohol for his underaged child. >> you're going to fit right in. we need vodka. >> we don't need vodka, dad. i don't want to go overboard. >> grab a little soda, too. >> reporter: this woman enters the store and immediately takes notice of father and son. and it doesn't take long for blanche to react. >> you can't buy that. that's underaged drinking. you cannot buy it. >> it's going to be at my house. >> you'll be the one arrested. you can't sell this to him. you know it's wrong. you can't sell it to him. and i'm going to stay here. all call the police. d
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